Full-Time MBA
Tuition & Funding

$163,862 average salary and bonusOn average, 75% of our full-time MBA students receive some form of merit-based funding, consisting of scholarships, graduate assistantships, and/or fellowships. 

Learn about merit-based funding

The approximate tuition and fees listed below are based on the 2023-­2024 academic year (one year) and are subject to change each year. Fisher's Graduate Programs Office encourages you to view the University Registrar's complete tuition and fee schedule.

One Academic Year (the Full-Time MBA program is a two-year program)Cost
Ohio Resident Tuition and Fees*$31,256
Non-Resident and International Student Tuition and Fees*$58,986

*Includes the following: General Tuition & Instruction, Student Activity Fee, Student Union Fee, Recreation Fee, Learning-Technology Fee, COTA Bus Fee.

Forever Buckeye

If a student graduated from an Ohio high school and will be a resident of Ohio as of the first day of the term attending, a student will be considered an Ohio resident whether they lived in Ohio prior to the beginning of the term or not. Forever Buckeye information >

After living in Ohio for at least 12 consecutive months, Non-Ohio residents can apply for Ohio residency if they meet specific guidelines for residency. Ohio Residency for Tuition >

Military Applicants

Military applicants will automatically qualify for in-state tuition under the Ohio G.I. Promise. Learn more about how Fisher supports military service men and women. Military & Veteran Benefits >

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Merit-Based Aid / Scholarships

Every admitted student is automatically reviewed for funding consideration. Candidates who submit applications early are given priority consideration for awards. Fisher offers highly competitive Full-Time MBA funding packages.

 

Fisher Graduate Assistantships

50% tuition coverage, 10-hours a week

Each year Fisher awards 10-20 new graduate assistantships to the incoming MBA class. Graduate Assistants are selected for placement based upon their skills and department needs, and how those align with program needs. The MBA Admissions Committee will use your application and interview to determine whether you will be awarded a GA position. They typically involve a 10-hour-per-week work schedule, which translates into a 50 percent tuition waiver as well as a monthly stipend during the academic year.

Fisher MBA Leadership Fellow

100% tuition coverage, 20-hour a week

A select number of highly qualified candidates will be identified as Fisher MBA Leadership Fellows. Fellows are among the most competitive awards given to incoming MBA students and are therefore chosen carefully on the basis of outstanding academic, professional, and personal achievement, as well as potential for success in the MBA program. As with Graduate Assistants, Fisher Fellows are selected for placement based upon their skills and department needs, and how those align with program needs. The MBA Admissions Committee will use your application and interview to determine whether you will awarded a Fisher MBA Leadership Fellow position. They typically involve a 20-hour-per-week work schedule, which translates into a 100% tuition waiver, as well as a monthly stipend during the academic year.

Merit-Based Cash Awards or Combination Awards

The Full-Time MBA program also offers limited, merit-based cash awards to select incoming students. Awards may range from $1,000 to full-tuition and/or a combination award that consists of a cash award + a 10-hour Graduate Assistantship. The MBA Admissions Committee will use your application and interview to determine whether you qualify for these awards. There is no additional application or information needed from the student for this consideration, but we encourage you to fully complete your application to create the best opportunity for consideration for this competitive financial support. 

Ohio State University Fellowships

Fisher College of Business nominates its strongest MBA candidates for The Ohio State University’s fellowship programs. These fellowships provide a full waiver of tuition and general fees, plus a monthly stipend ($2,000) for one year. The application deadlines for fellowship nominations are much earlier than all other application deadlines. Apply early if you wish to be considered for nomination.  

University Fellowship Guidelines

Students should have a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.6 (on a 4.0 scale). Those submitting test scores should score in the top 25% on the GMAT or GRE to support their nomination to the University Fellowship competition.

Watch our University Fellowship webinar >

Loans

Some MBA students use loans to finance their education, either in total or in part, and many sources of loans exist. Federal loans are available for domestic students only.

For more information regarding the Federal loan program please visit the Student Financial Aid website.

Student Financial Aid